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TRP adds seat foam to school bus parts suite
August 18, 2015
The company is now offering individually packaged bus seat covers and foam in packages of three to five, reducing or eliminating additional freight costs.
New York Bus Sales names new director of parts
August 17, 2015
Jim Hogan will oversee parts management, purchasing, inventory, sales and supply of parts for the Blue Bird school bus dealer.
Cummins launches Android version of app
June 11, 2015
The free mobile app provides access to Cummins parts options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate info for 15 million Cummins engine serial numbers.
5 New Products to Boost Shop Efficiency
March 25, 2015

Offerings are designed to organize and expedite maintenance work and keep the shop floor clean.

How to Pinpoint and Prevent Common Brake Problems
March 20, 2015

Brake experts give guidance on conducting thorough inspections, servicing the brake systems and teaching school bus drivers what to watch out for.

Accuride extends automatic slack adjuster warranty
March 19, 2015
The supplier increased the warranty on Gunite standard and Gunite 2000 automatic slack adjusters for school buses from three years/300,000 miles to four years/400,000 miles.
5 Tips to Streamline Parts Inventory Management
March 18, 2015

Managers say setting up a barcoding and scanning system, fleet standardization and daily tracking of pricing have been indispensable practices. Additionally, good housekeeping and strategic organizing expedite jobs.

Navistar unveils new parts website
March 4, 2015
Fleetrite.com lets customers search for thousands of parts for all truck and bus manufacturers. The site also features an IC Bus and International Truck dealer locator.
TRP launches new website
February 5, 2014
Officials say the user friendly site provides truck and bus fleet operators with a searchable online catalog and detailed information on its full line of all-makes aftermarket parts. Visitors can search parts by keyword, category or part number.
TRP offers aftermarket HVAC parts for buses
August 22, 2013
TRP’s line of HVAC replacement parts includes condensers, compressors, heater cores, receiver dryers, blower motors and air compressor clutches. They are available for all makes of buses and trucks.
TRP releases new parts catalog
April 1, 2013
The TRP Bus Parts catalog includes all-makes TRP aftermarket parts for school buses, motorcoaches and transit buses, in addition to name brand parts available from manufacturers such as Meritor, Bendix, Eaton, Webb and Leece-Neville. It can be downloaded from TRP’s website in a fully illustrated electronic format.
Bosch releases updated part finder app
November 5, 2012
The app enables technicians to locate a Bosch part for their vehicles, and it adds alternators and water pumps to the existing product lines that are already part of the app, including spark plugs, wiper blades, oxygen sensors, fuel pumps and battery chargers. The updated app can be downloaded from the App store for iPhones and iPads, and it will soon be available from the Amazon store for the Kindle Fire and Google Play for Android phones.
Bosch releases Android part finder app
August 30, 2012
Users can search for parts by entering the vehicle year, make and model, or the Bosch part number into the app on their phone or tablet. The app is available for download from the Amazon app store or from Google Play.
Achieving inventory efficiency
March 20, 2012

Adjusting your parts inventory to fulfill the needs of your technicians and to address the repairs that occur most will help bus maintenance and parts ordering in your shop run smoothly.

Laser cutters boost quality, efficiency at Thomas Built
January 18, 2012
The new equipment allows the school bus manufacturer to eliminate five other machines, reorganize work flow and reduce the average time it takes to fabricate parts by about 25 percent.
Parts Suppliers Meet Customer Demand
March 24, 2011

Officials from four companies discuss everything from product stock to ordering to shipping in fulfilling pupil transporters’ needs. They also offer suggestions on how to keep one’s shop inventory organized.

Best Practices in Parts Procurement
October 1, 2007

Thanks to the Internet, consumers can buy virtually anything from the comfort of their desks with a few mouse clicks and keystrokes; no human interact...

Specialty Mfg. merges with transit supplier
March 1, 2007

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Specialty Manufacturing Inc. and Pretoria Transit Interiors completed a transaction that combines the two bus component suppliers.

Q&A: Investing in Specialty
November 1, 2006

On the heels of a new partnership with a private equity firm, Specialty Manufacturing President Gray Ellison discusses the company’s direction.

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